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Saturday, October 16, 2004
Russia, China sign border pact
MOSCOW, OCT. 15.A Russian-Chinese pact settling the last stretches of a 4,300-km border between the two states is the most important result of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin's talks in Beijing, a Russian scholar said. The agreement ...
U.K. `shielding' human rights abuses by allies
LONDON, OCT. 15. The British Government has been accused of shielding the human rights record of its allies such as the United Stated, Pakistan, Israel, Russia and several Arab countries by delaying the publication of its annual report on the ...
Edinburgh `city of literature'
LONDON: Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland and venue of United Kingdom's biggest annual literary festival, has been declared the world's first "City of Literature" by UNESCO in recognition of its contribution to books and the arts. The ...
Russians change view on anti-Yeltsin revolt
MOSCOW, OCT. 15.A majority of Russians no longer believe the former President, Boris Yeltsin, was right in sending tanks to blast the Opposition-dominated legislature over 10 years ago. Pollsters registered a drastic change in people's views ...
India & World
Pakistan for Muzaffarabad-Srinagar bus service without passports
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 15.
Traditional cultures must be made relevant: India
SHANGHAI, OCT. 15. India today urged the international community to take urgent steps to make traditional cultures relevant, creatively integrate them into the mainstream and not merely focus on how to protect them in an era of unprecedented ...
Indian sailor rescued
WASHINGTON, OCT. 15. An Indian sailor, who fell from his ship off the Florida coast, was in the frigid waters for 13 hours before he was rescued by an angler. Gurjit Singh (28), working on the 480-foot Tatiana L, a freighter from Cyprus, fell ...
Celebrating Delhi-Hanoi ties
HANOI, OCT. 15. India and Vietnam are poised to look to the future on their bilateral front in the historic context of the first-ever meeting between Jawaharlal Nehru and Ho Chi Minh. The stroll down memory lane, for visualising new vistas of ...
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